Professor Chris Griffith has been involved in hygiene (medical, consumer and food safety) research and training for over 40 years. He has been awarded numerous international awards including the 2006 IAFP International Food Safety Leadership award. He has edited the British Food Journal for 15 years and authored / co-authored more than 430 books, book chapters, scientific papers and conference proceedings relating to hygiene. He has served on the board of trustees of the International Scientific Forum for Home Hygiene for 7 years and is an Emeritus Professor of the University of Wales. He now works as an independent consultant for different organizations on various aspects of microbiological control. Professor Griffith has a BSc and PhD in Microbiology, a postgraduate diploma in education and is an ISO and a BRC trained auditor.